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Forum: How-to Questions 09-12-2009, 05:29 AM
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Posted By Waggus
But which stitches do I BO? Thanks Emma

But which stitches do I BO?

Thanks

Emma
Forum: How-to Questions 09-11-2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,103
Posted By Waggus
Curly Purly Soaker question

http://www.curlypurly.com/pattern.html

The curly purly soaker is a pdf download if you scroll down.

I am up to the part where you bind off some stitches to begin creating the leg openings and I am...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-01-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By Waggus
I ended up threading some hat elastic round the...

I ended up threading some hat elastic round the neck, and it's turned out ok. My mother suggested two or three rows of shirring elastic but I didn't have any. If I'd done it to start with, before...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-30-2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,369
Posted By Waggus
Raglan how to add stitches under arm?

I'm making this:

http://www.woolworks.org/patterns/raglan.html

For my 14yo son (a raglan sweater) and the instructions say:

When the raglan equals the raglan measurement, slip the sleeve stitches...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-30-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By Waggus
stretched neck- how to fix?

Hi everyone

I finally finished the Haiku cardigan for my 2yos. :)

http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall02/PATThaiku.html

However after a little wear, the neckline is no longer that square shape, just...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-04-2009, 04:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Waggus
Thanks Sandy, can you explain how to twist the...

Thanks Sandy, can you explain how to twist the stitches or direct me to some visual instructions perhaps? I just made the 2nd mitten and picked up more stitches and avoided a big hole, but the 2nd...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-03-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Waggus
Could it be that when I picked the thumb stitches...

Could it be that when I picked the thumb stitches up again I should have picked up more extra stitches? I didn't pick up too many because the thumb would have ended up HUGE.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-03-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Waggus
Ok, I finished one mitten and there was a hole in...

Ok, I finished one mitten and there was a hole in the thumb gussett. Why? How can I avoid it?

Emma
Forum: How-to Questions 08-02-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Waggus
First Mitten Troubleshooting

Hi I am making a pair of mittens for my 4yo dd, and almost all went well until I had finished the thumb increases. I put the thumb stitches on a piece of yarn as directed in the pattern, and then it...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-30-2009, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Waggus
Hey I just found a generic mittens pattern! This...

Hey I just found a generic mittens pattern! This site also has GREAT instructions for darning...

http://www.hjsstudio.com/mittens.html#patt

Emma
Forum: Pattern Central 07-30-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Waggus
Jan and Lizzie THANK YOU SO MUCH! I am not a...

Jan and Lizzie THANK YOU SO MUCH! I am not a very experienced knitter, so what you people do by feel I have to do by formula at this stage. I am so excited to have these new patterns to add to my...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-29-2009, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Waggus
custom hat and mittens patterns

Hi everyone, since I am a spinner, I am trying to collect some "all-purpose patterns" for various things. I have one for socks, one for a raglan sweater, a cardigan, and I'm now looking for one for...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-21-2009, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 986
Posted By Waggus
Baby socks with hand spun wool plus baby hat and jacket

I'm looking for a pattern for baby socks that you can use with any wool since we are spinning our own. My 10yodd wants to make socks for the new baby (due in Oct.) with yarn she has spun herself...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-07-2009, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 690
Posted By Waggus
Can I knit both sleeves at once on one needle?

I am doing the haiku cardigan from knitty, it is my first sweater, and I am wondering if I can cast both sleeves on at once. I am using a long circular needle, so there would be room, but how do I...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-24-2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By Waggus
Wow! Your socks are great! I was really pleased...

Wow! Your socks are great! I was really pleased with the way mine were going until the try-on. It was addictive seeing the pattern develop. I even knitted his name into them... I'm thinking of...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-24-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By Waggus
Fair Isle sock disaster

I checked my gauge, went up a whole mm in needles for the fair isle section. I have knit a beautiful sock leg, but tried it on the recipient and no way will it stretch enough to go over the heel...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,025
Posted By Waggus
fair isle gauge needle size

i have read that to keep gauge consistent between plain parts of a piece and fair isle sections, you can go up a size in needles for the fair isle.

When they say "up a size" what system are we...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-15-2007, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By Waggus
So what do I do after I soak it for 15 min? ...

So what do I do after I soak it for 15 min? Rinse in warm water? Thanks Cyndi.
Forum: General Knitting 10-15-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,512
Posted By Waggus
If you are low in potassium that can cause carpal...

If you are low in potassium that can cause carpal tunnel syndrome also. You could try taking raw apple cider vinegar in water with a bit of raw honey, or eating lots of bananas.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-15-2007, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 539
Posted By Waggus
My 2yodd pulled the needle out

I was knitting a sock, and I was a few rows into the toe decreases when my 2yo pulled one of the needles out. (I was using one circular).:doh:

All the little loops kept sucking back into the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-15-2007, 02:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By Waggus
reverse side duplicate stitch

I can find a lot of instructions for how to do duplicate stitch on the right side of stockinette stitch, but not much for doing it on the reverse purl side. I know there is a video on this site and...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-15-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By Waggus
Washing a Skein

I have managed to make a skein of 2-ply; my dh made me a niddy noddy. I'm wondering how to wash the skein? It was spun "in the grease".

I vaguely remember reading somewhere not to give it a...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-14-2007, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By Waggus
Meghan, just keep trying, and one day it will...

Meghan, just keep trying, and one day it will just click. Read as much as you can from library books and on the net how to spin, watch as many videos as you can, and just keep trying! I know it is...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-09-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,255
Posted By Waggus
I have seen a pattern for those crocheted, and...

I have seen a pattern for those crocheted, and wonder what you actually do with them?
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-09-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,694
Posted By Waggus
http://www.ashford.co.nz/spinning/spinning-framese...

http://www.ashford.co.nz/spinning/spinning-frameset.htm

Ashford sell a kit for converting single drive to double, so yes you could do that, but check prices you'll have to pay to do that before you...
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